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No matter how you say it — beca, stipendium, bourse, borsa di studio — scholarships can help students pay for college or grad school, and this list of scholarships is just for those that plan to pursue a degree in a foreign language. If you plan to study a foreign language, careers in government, tourism, education, translation, and more are just a few options available after graduation. So, whether it’s Spanish, Chinese, Arabic, German, French, or Italian, foreign language majors should first start their search for free college money with this directory of scholarships. For an even more personalized directory of awards, create a free Unigo profile to receive a custom list of scholarships that you qualify for based on your school, demographics, interests, club associations, and more!

King Olav V Norwegian American Heritage Fund Scholarship

This award is for U.S. or Norwegian citizens who are 18 years of age or older. Students must demonstrate interest in furthering their studies of Norwegian or American heritage through arts, crafts, literature, history, music, folklore, etc.

Total: $1500 Awards:  8
Deadline:  January 15
2020

Mary E. (Nalbach) Huseby Scholarship Fund

This award is available for U.S. undergraduate students who are residents of Cedar Grove, West Virginia. Students must pursue a field of study in education, have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 15
2020

Dr. Joseph C. Basile, II Scholarship Fund

This award is for U.S. students who are residents of West Virginia and are planning to major in education at a college in West Virginia. The applicant must have an ACT score of 20 or higher and a grade point average of 2.5 or higher.

Total: $1500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 15
2020

Elizabeth H. Thomas Scholarship Fund

This award is for a U.S. graduating high school senior from Logan High School in Logan, West Virginia who is attending college in West Virginia. The applicant must major in teaching. The applicant must have a 3.0 grade point average or higher and an ACT score of 20 or higher.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 15
2020

Missouri State University Inclusive Excellence Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. students who plan to enter Missouri State University as freshmen and pursue a major leading to a bachelor's degree in education or music education. Students must rank in the top 50 percent of their class or have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher, and must have demonstrated leadership in multicultural school or community activities or organizations.

Total: $3000 Awards:  25
Deadline:  January 30
2020

Alma White - Delta Kappa Gamma Scholarship

This scholarship is available for college juniors, seniors, and graduate students who are residents of Hawaii and majoring in education. Students must have a grade point average of 2.7 or higher.

Total: $1500 Awards:  10
Deadline:  January 31
2020

Dr. Hans & Clara Zimmerman Foundation Education Scholarship

This scholarship is available for Hawaii undergraduate and graduate students who are majoring in education with an emphasis on teaching and have a grade point average of 2.8 or higher. Preference is given to non-traditional students with at least two years of teaching experience and to students of Hawaiian ethnicity.

Total: $2825 Awards:  28
Deadline:  January 31
2020

Elsie S. Yoshizawa Hotta Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is available for Hawaii undergraduate and graduate students who are currently attending as a high school senior or are graduates of Baldwin High School in Wailuku, Hawaii. Students must major in education and have a grade point average of 2.7 or higher.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 31
2020

Ron Bright Scholarship

This scholarship is available for Hawaii high school seniors who are attending a public Windward O'ahu high school. Students must plan to major in education and have a grade point average of 2.7 or higher.

Total: $2000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 31
2020

Sarah Rosenberg Teacher Education Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is available for Hawaii graduate students who are majoring in education. Students must have a grade point average of 2.7 or higher.

Total: $1500 Awards:  2
Deadline:  January 31
2020

Washington American Indian Endowed Scholarship

This award is available to Washington undergraduate and graduate students who are currently attending or planning to attend a postsecondary institution in Washington. The student must have close cultural and social ties to an American Indian community in Washington.

Total: $2000 Awards:  12
Deadline:  February 1
2020

Frank Kazmierczak Memorial Migrant Scholarship

High school seniors or older planning to pursue an undergraduate eduation degree are eligible for this award. Students must be migrant workers or the children of migrant workers and plan to pursue a career as a teacher.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  February 1
2020